AstroMaster 130EQ beginner’s guides to help you getting started with your new telescope. Written by a beginner – and without the technical jargon.
If you’ve just received your new telescope, follow the getting started with a new telescope guide to get up and running quickly. Any issues or questions? Take a look at the troubleshooting and frequently asked questions to see if they can help.
Guides written based upon my beginner’s journey with the Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ newtonian reflector telescope. They will apply to other reflector telescopes.
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Getting started – 130EQ beginner’s guides
First things first – these guides aim to help you on your first nights and first weeks with a telescope. Concentrating on initial setup, techniques and important things to be aware of.
Astrophotography and Processing
Maintenance, collimation and other beginner’s guides
Next, these cover important maintenance, cleaning and alignment tasks that every telescope owner will need to carry out periodically.
Please let me know how you get on – any feedback to make the guides more helpful or any topics you’d like assistance with.
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